Harold Witkov
November 18, 2009
Why would Sarah Palin rate Barack Obama a "4"?
By Harold Witkov

Barbara Walters asked Sarah Palin, " On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best, where do you rate Barack Obama?" Sarah Palin gave Barack a "4."

As a big fan of Sarah Palin, I must admit I was disappointed with the number Governor Palin assigned President Obama. I certainly would have rated him much lower. So I asked myself, "Why would Sarah Palin rate Obama a "4"?" I came up with the following:

1. Sarah Palin was rating Barack Obama's looks on a scale of 1 to 10.

2. Since he has been president less than a year, Sarah Palin needs a few numbers below "4" so that, over the course of time, she can lower his rating.

3. Since Barack Obama is still relatively popular, Palin did not want to be too hard on him yet.

4. Sarah Palin was able to explain President Obama's shortcomings in the interview anyway, so why bother playing Barbara Walter's numbers game.

5. Sarah Palin was rating President Obama's first ten months in office as a "4" out of "10" on the Richter scale.

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Harold Witkov

Harold Witkov is a freelance writer in the Chicago area, who previously worked in textbook publishing and sales for more than thirty years.

He began his freelance writing fifteen years ago, specializing in inspirational and humorous first-person narratives. Among others, he has written for Science of Mind, Unity Magazine, Reunions Magazine and The Jewish Voice and Opinion. Harold Witkov's articles are widespread on the Internet. He has written for Renew America, American Thinker, Right Wing News, Enter Stage Right, and Land of the Free, just to name a few.

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